Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland (FÉ/SI) is the national development agency for Irish filmmaking and the Irish film, television and animation industry, investing in talent, creativity and enterprise.

Screen Ireland’s mission is to support and promote Irish film, television and animation through fostering Irish artistic vision and our diverse creative and production talent, growing audiences, and attracting filmmakers and investment into the country.

Screen Ireland is committed to providing leadership, direction and advocacy for the Irish screen industries, as well as supporting writers, directors and production companies through investing in Irish filmmaking talent.

The agency delivers on its mission through generating inward investment by promoting Ireland as a film location as well as promoting Irish films to major international markets. Screen Ireland is also committed to supporting the distribution of feature films, bringing Irish film to wider audiences and engaging with European counterparts on mutually beneficial policy initiatives.

Major Irish and international titles to have received support from Screen Ireland in recent years include Academy Award®-nominated films such as Nora Twomey’s The Breadwinner, John Crowley’s Brooklyn, Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Lobster, and the Academy Award®-winning Room, helmed by Lenny Abrahamson. Other notable titles include John Carney’s Sing Street, Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Killing of a Sacred Deerand Whit Stillman’s Love & Friendship alongside critically acclaimed domestic titles such as Frank Berry’s Michael Inside, Aoife McArdle’s Kissing Candice and Peter Foott’s The Young Offenders.

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Fís Éireann / Screen Ireland #Industry: Screen Ireland announces updated funding guidelines for 2019 - Screen Ireland announces updated funding guidelines for their Production, Distribution, and Development schemes, including a new TV Drama Production Fund.
#IrishFilm: Screen Ireland attends Berlinale to promote films screening and selling at EFM - Screen Ireland is attending the Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) and hosting the Irish Film 2019 stand at the European Film Market (EFM).
The Winter Lake #IrishFilm: Phil Sheerin’s The Winter Lake announces cast ahead of sales at EFM - Director Phil Sheerin and writer David Turpin's new Irish genre film The Winter Lake has found its cast ahead of sales at the European Film Market.
JETS - Junior Entertainment Talent Slate #IrishAbroad: Four Irish projects to take part in JETS 2019 at Berlinale - The line-up for this year’s Junior Entertainment Talent Slate (JETS) at Berlinale features 4 film projects from Ireland as part of the 22 strong selection.
Gaza #IrishAbroad: Irish documentary Gaza has world premiere at Sundance - Directors Garry Keane and Andrew McConnell's and Belfast-based Fine Point Films' latest documentary, Gaza, enjoys world premiere at Sundance Film Festival.
Kissing Candice #IrishFilm: Aoife McArdle’s mesmerising drama Kissing Candice is now available on VOD - Irish feature Kissing Candice, written and directed by Aoife McArdle, is now available from a number of VOD platforms in Ireland and the UK.
Series Mania #Industry: Screen Ireland call for Irish producers interested in attending Series Mania 2019 - Screen Ireland has partnered with the Series Mania International Forum to bring a delegation of Irish producers to the festival from March 25-27 in Lille.
Bankside Films Boards Production Partnership with Northern Ireland Screen and Screen Ireland #Industry: Bankside Films, Screen Ireland, and NI Screen team for new production partnership - Leading international sales and film finance company Bankside Films has teamed up with Screen Ireland and Northern Ireland Screen and on a joint venture that intends to produce, and fully fund, up to two feature films per year. This exciting new venture is aimed at projects with a budget of up to €1.5 million and is open to projects across all […]
Screen Ireland Productions 2019 Fís Éireann / Screen Ireland announces 2019 slate of productions - Fís Éireann/ Screen Ireland publishes details of supported productions coming to screens this year, along with industry highlights from 2018,.
James Hickey - Irish Film Board #Industry: James Hickey to step down as Screen Ireland’s Chief Executive after 2nd term ends in June - After two terms as Chief Executive of Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland, James Hickey will be moving on at the end of his current term in June 2019.

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